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Sara Wedlund

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Sara Wedlund

Sara Wedlund Running

27 December 1975 (age 45), Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden

11 June 2021 (aged 45)

Kajsa Bergqvist, Paula Radcliffe, Anita Weyermann, Yamna Oubouhou

Sara Wedlund in Olympic 1996 5000m Womens Race

Sara Christina Wedlund (27 December 1975 - 11 June 2021) in Vällingby, Sweden was a Swedish former long-distance and cross country runner, scoring successes in the mid 1990s as one of the most successful Swedish female runners at the time, participating at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden and the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She was awarded the Victoria Scholarship in 1996.


Sara Wedlund with Spectacles

She died on 11 June 2021, at the age of 45.

On left Sara Wedlund Running On Right Sara Wedlund wearing a brown dress

Smiling Sara Wedlund laying down in Running Track

Sara Wedlund Running

Sara Wedlund in black sweater & grey bottoms

On left Sara Wedlund Thinking On right Sara Wedlund Running ahead of other athletes


As years passed by Sara struggled with injuries, She also suffered from anorexia. Her career ended in 2003 and since then she has never been interviewed. She died on 11 June 2021 at the age of 45.


Sara Wedlund Wikipedia